Global Hub Co-Manager

Position Summary

The Global Hub Co-Manager will play a key role in the development, management and growth of ICE’s international programming, outreach and partnerships. They will bring expertise to implement the strategic plan and support strategy, capacity building and action plans for community-led renewable energy microgrid (REM) projects in partner countries. The Global Hub Co-Manager will lead capacity building and project support, develop and manage international conferences and webinars (i.e. Conference of the Parties) in addition to supporting funding, communications, public relations, and messaging strategies.

The Global Hub Co-Manager is involved in the evolution and application of ICE’s strategic messaging and programming related to international advocacy, politics, and capacity building. They oversee the execution and creation of all global strategies and foster key partnerships nationally and internationally. The Global Hub Co-Manager will also bring project development and management experience and a passion to work by and for communities. They are also responsible for growing relationships with global communities, civil society groups, governments, company’s, utilities and academics as a critical component of all Global Hub programming.

We are an equity employer and encourage all interested people to apply. However, First Nations, Inuit or Métis candidates will be given priority, please self-identify. Travel within Canada and internationally may be required. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and ensure the implementation of all Global Hub program activities;

  • Facilitate and lead bi-lateral meetings with individuals, communities and groups in over 20 different countries;

  • Support the development of Global Hub curriculum and tool development;

  • Bring technical expertise of project development and implementation;

  • Connect Indigenous clean energy leaders and partners, as well as rural and remote communities, around the world to exchange knowledge, build capacity and support a just clean energy transition;

  • Coordinate partner country strategy meetings and support the development of REMs action plans;

  • Co-develop applications, session plans, content and event management for the annual United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP);

  • Represent ICE and the Global Hub at national and international speaking engagements

  • Develop and maintain relationships with global communities, civil society groups, governments, company’s, utilities and academics;

  • Write and support funding proposals and reporting;

  • Oversee the Global Hub budget as monthly cashflows

  • Develop collateral such as briefs, proposals and communication materials for production;

  • Update the TIE Exchange with news releases, content and events;

  • Support the writing of news releases for Global Hub announcements;

  • Support the planning and delivery of Global Hub events both internally and externally (ie. COP, webinars) 

  • Ensure that the Global Hub work and the range of Indigenous clean energy stories, impacts and opportunities are regularly brought to the attention of senior and programmatic leaders with governments, the energy sector, Indigenous organizations, private corporations, foundations and the financial firms;

  • Provide connections to other ICE programs for content, expertise, speakers, funders and collaborative opportunities;

  • Develop, assess and evaluate program goals and impacts;

  • Provide support to the ICE team for events, program activities and communications;

  • Other related duties as required.

Education, Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s in policy, international relations or related fields;

  • Project management experience is considered an asset;

  • 3-5 years of work experience;

  • International experience and knowledge is considered an asset;

  • Skilled in communication and public speaking;

  • Experience working with and building partnerships with a variety of groups (communities, civil society, governments etc.)

  • Proficient English language writing, editing and speaking

  • Familiar and comfortable with general web technologies (HTML, CSS, and Javascript);

  • Some knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and internationally, their cultures, histories and traditions;

  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary concerns and issues related to Indigenous communities in Canada;

  • Have an understanding about clean energy projects and initiatives and an appreciation for Indigenous participation in this space;

  • Brings unique perspectives and knowledge of global issues, processes and climate action

    Attributes

    • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in both plain language and academic styles;

    • Strong understanding of Indigenous Clean Energy projects and how they relate to the global energy transition

    • Strong knowledge of national and international systems;

    • Ability to work with a team;

    • Strong organizational skills;

    • Good interpersonal skills;

    • Ability to take directions, work independently and manage others;

    • Effective critical / analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills;

    • Ability to apply sound judgment and make decisions within the area, often on short notice; and

    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work effectively and under pressure;

    • Fluency in English is essential. Bilingualism is a strong asset. Spanish language proficiency is especially valued.

     

     

    Status: Full-time term contract (12 months, with the possibility of an extension)

    Location: Remote 

    Applications Deadline: Jan. 28, 2022

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